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Creator:
Marcellus Laroon the Younger, 1679–1772, British
Title:
Scene from Shakespeare's "Henry IV, Part I"
Date:
1746
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Support (PTG): 36 x 28 1/2 inches (91.4 x 72.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Signed and dated in black paint, lower left: "Max. Laroon. | Fe. 1746."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.410
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
disease | drinking glass | drunk | food | Henry IV, part I by William Shakespeare | jerkin | knights | literary theme | men | nose | obese | oval | plays by William Shakespeare | shield | swords | tankard | tavern | wine | woman
Associated People:
Mistress Quickly (character in Henry IV, Part I)
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Bardolph (character in Henry IV, parts I and II)
Sir John Falstaff
Access:
Not on view
Exhibition History:
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The Pursuit of Happiness - A View of Life in Georgian England (Yale Center for British Art, 1977-04-19 - 1977-09-18)

Shakespeare and British Art (Yale Center for British Art, 1981-04-23 - 1981-07-05)

British Comic Art 1730 - 1830 (Museum of Art and Archaelogy, University of Missouri-Columbia, 1988-10-14 - 1988-12-04)

Publications:
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Patricia Crown, British comic art, 1730-1830, from the Yale Center for British Art, Museum of Art and Archaelogy, University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, 1988, pp. 24-25, NC1477 G63 C76 (YCBA)

Jane Martineau, Shakespeare in art, Merrell, London, New York, 2003, p. 50, PR2883 .S52513 2003 OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Jane Martineau, Shakespeare nell'arte, Arte, Ferrara, 2003, pp.106,108, fig. 29, PR2883 .S525 2003 OVERSIZE (YCBA)

J. H. Plumb, The pursuit of happiness : a view of life in Georgian England : an exhibition selected from the Paul Mellon collection, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1977, pp. 43, 92, no. 57, N6766 Y34 1977 (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:895
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